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NBC
Mar 18, 2013 5:00am PDT
control and his car slammed into the pit crew where his 14-year-old cousin, marcus johnson, was standing. marcus was killed and so was another man, a 68-year-old from grass valley. today, investigators are looking into why marcus was in the pit in the first place, because he was not part of his cousin's official pit crew. his father says he was simply there to help. the accident rs a reminder of how dangerous this sport is. >> to be in the pits itself, you have to sign a waiver saying that whatever happens here, this track is not liable for. >>> this morning, a memorial is growing for 14-year-old marcus johnson in santa rosa which is where he is from. you can see the flowers and candles outside the buff lettmup his family owns. the official cause of the crash, officials are spending today to find it out. >>> vallejo police searching for a gunman that shot and killed an elderly man. police found the victim at a home on hichborn street in river park. his identity is being held until his family is notified. they have not given out any details on a suspect or a motive. >>> chp officers looki
NBC
Mar 18, 2013 11:00am PDT
at a raceway. the family of marcus johnson owns this muffler shop in santa rosa. friends bringing flowers and candles and balloons to the front door leaving messages of support for the family. he was killed saturday night when a car on the the raceway lost control and slammed into the pit crew. the car was driven by his 17-year-old cousin, chase johnson. >> this is a total tragedy. it really is. it hits the hard really bad. >> sad this happens. it's a risk we take when we go racing. >> a 68-year-old man was also killed in this crash. the driver, chase johnson, he's from the petaluma area, he was not hurt. >>> in another sad event, a motorcycle rider was killed last night in a multi-car crash on interstate 680 near walnut creek. this all happened about 6:00 p.m. a total of four vehicles involved in the crash including that motorcycle. you can see there a nissan 350 z burst into flames after the collision. details of what happened do remain unclear at this hour but a witness says the motorcycle and another car were driving recklessly before the crash. investigators from chp urging anybody w
CBS
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
. marcus johnson of santa rosa was in the pit area watching warmup laps for a sprint car race and hasn't when a car driven by his own cousin, 17- year-old chase johnson, flew off the track. marcus was hit and killed. his dad said the two were more than cousins. they were best friends who shared a passion for car racing. >> two of them were peas in a pod and they would enjoy everything and and enjoy ef-- enjoy everything together and enjoy every minute of life together. >> the steering wheel popped up, causing him to lose control. at this point, the yuba county sheriff's office is investigating the cause of the crash. chase, the driver, was not hurt in the crash. the other person killed in the crash, 68-year-old dale windergem was in the pit area and owned cars scheduled to race. at the time of the accident, about 1600 spectators were in the stands. another 600 people were in the pit area of that racetrack complex in marysville. so it's amazing more people weren't hurt. in our next hour of "mornings on 2," what experts at the track say about the i
FOX
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
saturday at maryville's raceway park. the driver and the victim are family. marcus johnson of santa rosa was in the pit area watching warmup laps for a sprint car race and hasn't when a car driven by his own cousin, 17- year-old chase johnson, flew off the track. marcus was hit and killed. his dad said the two were more than cousins. they were best friends who shared a passion for car racing. >> two of them were peas in a pod and they would enjoy everything and and enjoy ef-- enjoy everything together and enjoy every minute of life together. >> the steering wheel popped up, causing him to lose control. at this point, the yuba county sheriff's office is investigating the cause of the crash. chase, the driver, was not hurt in the crash. the other person killed in the crash, 68-year-old dale windergem was in the pit area and owned cars scheduled to race. at the time of the accident, about 1600 spectators were in the stands. another 600 people were in the pit area of that racetrack complex in marysville. so it's amazing more people weren't hurt. in our next hour of "mornings on 2," what expe
NBC
Mar 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
a raceway crash that killed a 14-year-old boy last weekend. marcus johnson died when his 17-year-old cousin lost control of his sprint car and crashed into the pit area. the johnson family now says chase told them the steering wheel came loose as he entered the turn, causing the crash. the family says the car was new. and it's not clear why the wheel would have come loose. chase johnson was driving warm-up for a competition when he crashed. >> tragedy. heartbreaking situation there. >>> 5:36 right now. we go to christina. a feel-good day out there. >> not bad at all. for us early risers, we don't have to deal with the showers until this evening. 50 degrees in san jose. 44 in gilroy. 53 in oakland to start. you might need a coat. you want to bring the umbrella with you. santa rosa, to san francisco. that's where we're expecting our first showers throughout the day. area of low pressure will lift to the north, dragging a weak disturbance through. not expecting much activity until the evening commute home. 6:00 p.m., slick roadways. want to keep that in mind. overall, the main event isn't unti
CBS
Mar 19, 2013 7:00am PDT
and grieve together over the classmate, marcus johnson. patrick eagle, basketball coach and teacher, described marcus as a -- as a model student and teacher. >> i was completely shocked. i didn't think that was possible, not marcus. >>> on saturday, johnson was in the pit area watching his cousin race at marysville park when the car went off the track and hit him and another spectator, killing them both. a memorial for the 8th grader sits outside the johnson family's muffler shop. investigators are looking into whether a detachable steering wheel in the car malfunctioned. >>> the chp has recognized officer tyler carlton as its trooper of the year. the agency says chp officer carlton exhibited tremendous heroism trying to save his partner shot in september along interstate 680 in alamo. the chp says carlson's actions ensured no one else was hurt. his efforts to perform cpr also ensured that he his organs could be donated, in accordance with his wishes. >>> david campos wants to create 25-foot buffer zones around planted parenthood and other clinics
FOX
Mar 19, 2013 7:00am PDT
spring break next week and grieve together over the classmate, marcus johnson. patrick eagle, basketball coach and teacher, described marcus as a -- as a model student and teacher. >> i was completely shocked. i didn't think that was possible, not marcus. >>> on saturday, johnson was in the pit area watching his cousin race at marysville park when the car went off the track and hit him and another spectator, killing them both. a memorial for the 8th grader sits outside the johnson family's muffler shop. investigators are looking into whether a detachable steering wheel in the car malfunctioned. >>> the chp has recognized officer tyler carlton as its trooper of the year. the agency says chp officer carlton exhibited tremendous heroism trying to save his partner shot in september along interstate 680 in alamo. the chp says carlson's actions ensured no one else was hurt. his efforts to perform cpr also ensured that he his organs could be donated, in accordance with his wishes. >>> david campos wants to create 25-foot buffer zones around planted parenthood and other clinics that offer reprod
NBC
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
-year-old boy tragically killed at a crash in on raceway. the family of marcus johnson owns this muffler shop. friends dropping flowers and balloon and leaving messages of support for the family. johnson was killed saturday night when a car lost control and slammed right into the pit crew. that car happened to be driven by johnson's 17-year-old cousin, chase johnson. >> this is a total tragedy. it really is. it hits the heart. >> it is sad that this happens. it is a risk that we take when we go racing. >> heartbreaking there. a 68-year-old man was also killed during that crash. the driver, chase johnson, was not hurt. >>> right now, let's check things out outside. christina loren tells us we have a nice dry day before the rain sets in. >>> the clouds will increase as we head throughout the day. pretty cool shot. you can see the sun beating down on the city. no low clouds to report. temperatures are going to climb from the 40s into the upper 50s at the coast and mid-60s as you break for lunch. upper 60s today and low 70s. comfortable weather for one more day. rain comes. 70, livermore. we
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